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Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - February 9, 1838, Bloomington, Indiana It Ilmis vol. 8.frida� february 9, 1838. No. A. A ditch and published Friday by m. L. Deal. Orrice on main Cross Street first door West of maj. Hig it s. Terms. Two dollars in a a Vance two fifty in Pix Goutlib and three at the end of the . No paper will be die continued until All arrearage Are paid up. A of ten Linda or less will be published three weeks for one Dollar and 25 cents for each additional insertion. All advertisements must he marked with the number of insertions or they will by inserted till forbid and charged accordingly. The Cash must i Varic Bly accompany a it Hertis ments from a distance or Thuy will not receive attention. All letters 4nd communications addressed to the editor must to free of postage. No variation whatever need be expected from these terms. List of agents. The following gentlemen arc requested and authorized to act As agents to receive subscription Job work Dveris Silig ice. And receipt for the same. Thomas c. Johnson Spencer la. H. H. Throop Mill Provo la. Samuel h. Smyth Bowling Recti la. A Gamaliel my Leafs Fairfax a. We. Herod Esq. Roluti Liluis la. E g. Warman i. D. A. Rawlings Al Johny la. J. 8. Irwin . George May Parkersburg Mont ii pry co. La. We. S. Roberts Esq., Nashville la. Or. I. B. Maxwell Frankfort la. John Batterton Green Costlo la. George g. Dlr Ltd a a a. Bedford Indiana. In Diana legislature. To vent eco a session. In to Enate. Monday in nary 24. Oil Moti Josof or. Tit Ompson ofl.,n res Huion was adopted providing for going Inlo the oltion the House of c Nuhi intr Jar Rhioe members of thu Board of i ubic works a face of mosses. or thur Rund Lewis at 2. A Ltd p. M. Morgan of 11. Move Iho following Risoui Tiomi that la it come Thituc of a tips and iii aos a trusted to inquire whether the Coin sensation o. Secretary of Sinie is equal to the services required of that officer when compared with the Sal tries and duties of other state of hers including the fun Ginger Dopart Merit with i Avo to report by Bill or otherwise. Or. Clark moved to further Ani it Najj y a jiving the auditor of state which was agreed la. Or. Dunning moved to furl ice by adding the treasurer of stale. Or. Cash moved that the reports of Quot inc tit is a in a and auditor of slate relay it m i in r so us live salaried be taken up Puiul Rel of red Wii ii tin logo Alioti to the committee of a n is an j Means which was agreed to j he Reso Luciou As Macii cd want Linen Aioli it l. Sir introduced a join for the inc Nevii of the collector of Scott which was read three several times Uii pushed. Of motion of or. Clark resolved that the Secretary ate be re pres if Lori it Oft to the inmate a a a talc. Cut of the amount of salary and a of ii Lee by him received for All services imposed upon him by Law. Lills were Resh Rte in Foroi the of revision by or. Dunning Ano or. In chill which Weie twice rend and Mado the order of the Day. Or. C Linkk from the select coins iii be to which was Lelerre a joint Resolution of the Senate instructed our senators and requesting our re re a Enta Tives in cont Ress to Endeavor to procure the passage of a Law authorizing the reception of notes of specie paying Sirato Hanks in i Dyment for Public due i Wilb on , which was by con lining the Law to the Sale of Public lauds. The Senate concurred in the amendment. Or. Moved Toa Zuend by inserting Quot to t la amount of 160 Luis for each inem Lher of his of Unity Foi Ali iii he ii in it it Purchase and no ii Ioie Quot afr. Clark no \ i to Amend the amendment by inserting Quot and u i one in Ripon in his own name a Quot we iii Quot As no Reed to. Tho question a i then take n on the amendment us amended and in the negative. Or. Ken it us moved to Amend by inserting Quot All Hanks which do now pay specie for their notes and nil Banks which will commence and continue the payment of specie for their notes on or before the Irit Day of March 183b which was lost yeas i nay�3c. Or. Cash cart moved to Amend by adding Quot provided that no More than a 160 acres be so purchased in the name of one Pierson Quot which was deter iii Ned in the negative yeas 13,naysii8. Or. Kennah moved to Lay the joint Resolution and Tho Anit dment on the table which motion did not prevail. Or. Ken Cdv moved that the joint Resolution be Laid in the table which was Al of decided in the it in alive yeas 10, . Or. Kennedy moved to Sti Ike out the word specie which did not prevail. Or. Diady mov ii to Al Luc out second resolve which was deter ipod in Iho negative years i nays 33. On motion of for. Heard the a it int Resolution was Ronti As Engro Isayed and read a third time and a as5od.i Ihen Tho Senate adjourn a. I i Tor sul Nonberg in Canada says a Quot la ii a Schoul Hwy i Lead a Largo wart upon Niv this iii. My teacher Lommo to rub Tho wart Well against Hgt Pivont Teeth of soon As 1 awoke in the to Inibig for a number of mornings and it would Moon Dixa pour. I obeyed him and my Quot wart disappeared in than two weeks without to iii except a Little when in the act of rubbing. 1 Nav Kidd that i hav had warts at times since 1 0 no now fifty four years of age and the Samo Means applied for a Short Timo always removed them Quot phrenology. We have been politely favored with Tho follow ing extract of a letter from a gentleman of this place to a sister in a neighbouring county. A a i know not what has led Nie into this philosophizing Strain unless it be the attention i have devoted for some Days past to the Constitution of Man As developed by phrenology. Or. Bur Hans of whom you have heard me speak has been Here about ten Days and has delivered two must Able Public lectures in the College Chapel to Large and respectable audiences on this subject i wish you could have heard them you would have been much delighted. Phrenology is no longer a subject to be ridiculed or laughed out of county Nancy by those who have never investigated it but a Beautiful and interesting science and confessedly the most important which has Ever engaged the attention of Mankind. Legitimately there is no guess work at All in it As some suppose who have witnessed Only the blundering of pretenders to an acquaintance with it every proposition is demons ated by facts which Are incontrovertible and there is no physical science supported by a Hundredth part As Many of these Quot stubborn things Quot As that of phrenology. It perfectly coincides with the present rational Mode of philosophizing it is not founded on hypothesis but based on experience and years of patient laborious and persevering observation. Any persons May satisfy themselves of the truth of this remark who will acquaint themselves with the origin of its discovery and the history of its Progress to the present Day. It is of infinite importance to every teacher to every Parent especially to the Mother to every individual of the human family who has a Sutiri client endowment of intellect to understand its inductions. Quot know thyself Quot is a great moral Precept which was consecrated in letters of Gold in the Temple of Delphos but what Means of knowing ourselves did we possess before this invaluable discovery was made compared with those which Are now presented to us reflecting on our own consciousness could never impart this knowledge and hence every system of metaphysics from Aristotle to Locke and rom him to the More modern ones of Brown Stewart and Reid have been More or less at variance and All defective. This science commends itself strongly to my understanding on account of its simplicity Harmony and Beauty qualities which characterize Alt the other natural sciences. Powers which Are analogous which resemble one another in their nature and uses or which act upon and co operate with one another we should naturally exit act would be situated near to one another and in such a Way As either to adjoin or at least admit fan easy communication. Accordingly immediately above Amat Veness or the Organ of in Iasi Al love we have giving 111- Lovo Protr 5pring, and adhesiveness producing the a re a Ensi a to attachment these three constituting the group of the Domestic feelings. Next to them to find combativeness As if there were no dearer objects than these for which the various pow ers could be exerted. Turning to the Region of the sentiments we find veneration which produces the Teri Ncncy to religion surrounded by Benevolence Hope firmness and conscientiousness Here Are the fountains of the whole charities and duties of life associated in a group and beautifully arranged for clip local and combining action. We find ideality approaching these but a Little below Thorn yet so near to and Ulve constructive ass is to give Elevation and retirement to its designs. Ideality also adjoins to wit As if to give soul and fancy to poetry. In like manner we find the knowing organs or those which simply receive arranged together along the Sujie ciliary Ridge and those of rejection and comparison occupying the Summit of the forehead like the Powers which govern and direct Tho whole. Such a system is More Beautiful systematic and appropriate than human ingenuity could have devised and taken in connexion with the fact that the organs were discovered at different times and in separate situations and that order and Beauty appear Only after the ultimate filling up of the greater part of the brain had taken place it affords a convincing proof that the organs were discovered not invented and that the system is the work of the great author of mails nature and not of drs. Gall and Spurzheim. How easily does this science enable us to account for a thousand things in the natural and moral world which were before totally inexplicable. That children of the same family who have been Educa Ted nearly alike and enjoyed the same advantages should Manifest in Many cases opposite and often dissimilar tastes and inclinations and an attachment to very different pursuits. That the children of Many it persons remarkable fur piety and attention to the duties prescribed by religion should Manifest an utter indifference to parental example. That All men who think at All on the existence of a presiding deity think differently of his attributes their ideas depending principally on their own personal peculiarities. The angry Man remembers that god once swears in his Wrath in the Bible and thinks it is not very wrong to give Way to Hia own feelings of irritation. The weak Good natured careless flexible Man forgets Tho Justice of god and thinks Only of his mercy. The Stern and inflexible Man considers god Only As a severe judge while he who is fond of Power sinks every attribute in that of sovereignty. Tho Samo tendency shows itself in the doctrinal systems which men ado Zhe in said that thorough going be All in describing character both publicly and privately that he astonished the most incredulous be fore he engaged to instruct a class. Another class is being formed and we Trust Tho or. Will pay us another visit before Many months. You will think i am an enthusiastic student but not More so i can assure you than Many others. 1 do not expect to attain without great labor and attention More perhaps than i shall Ever be Able to devote to it the astonishing facility or. B. Possesses of analysing and describing character i should think this cheaply purchased at a thousand dollars. Since or. B came amongst us we begin to understand one another As we never did before and never should oven after years of social and familiar Intercourse without the Aid of this science. In relation to Many to a Strong expression h seems As though the Day of judgment had come for the secrets of Many hearts have been a a a a it. Or. Spur ievers in the doctrines of election and lie probation wore generally distinguished for Large organs of sell esteem and destructiveness. You see a difference of cerebral development makes it All Plum. 1 have not tii Neor space to pursue this sublet farther at present. 1 will merely add that or. Burhans Haa been teaching a class of about so including the president and nearly All Tho faculty of the collage and a Large number of citizens and students men who Are determined to test its truth or Falit Hood Aud abide by the result of their own convict Iowa. I have heard of Wii it have not found the on Thom As Thuy progre�6cj. Or. B. Was so selected for the Post. My son Quot said the Quaker it when thou Seest closed bag containing Many things be Noi Hasty in deciding on their qualities. Open it and examine for thyself thou Nia yest then be enable to form just an Otmous. Phrenology by a lady. I am a married woman about but never mind that it is not necessary to my present purpose that the world should be acquainted with so unimportant a secret. 1 received a Good education that is As times were when i got it. I can read write and cipher a Little. I can Wash i Ron make and mend Cook a Plain dinner and bake As Good Broad As my Neighbours. Besides which Lam particularly attentive to clean iness in All the de apartments of housekeeping and do every thing in my Power to make my husband and children comfortable. After this account of my Domestic qualities it May excite Surprise when i add that i am also a philosopher or philosopher in which i think is More Correct. But it is so. 1 am almost a regular Blue. All my in Are time is occupied by investigations of nature particularly the nature of the human race still More particularly the Phenomena of the human mind. In Short 1 am now associated with a select coterie of loitered ladies who judge of Char acheron Tho real Patent Phreno logical plan. 1 must explain How this happened. My better half who is a very studious Man a Short time ago submitted his head to the examination of an itinerant professor of phrenology and was so Well pleased with the character Given of his own head that nothing would satisfy him until i consented to have mine examined. At first i laughed at him. The idea of discovering Peoples Clia racers by looking at the form of their Heads appeared so perfectly ridiculous that i really could not help laughing. Over and Over he requested me to visit the phenol Ogist filial lat find iii Liim to be extremely anxious that i so Iolj. I a particularly As he promised ii a la v. i or my compliance. On to full Wii Lay i went Down town accompanied a con i i. Iii Al female Friend submitted to like operation with some slight apprehension of the Conse it Jii Cices and am now about to communicate the particulars of my Phreno logical character a i received a Chart which i be got by heart the Man said 1 was a pout but j m sure i did t know it yet As soon As 1 knew it i Felt an \iou5 to a Bow in. Thai care the first rhymes i Ever made in my life and As they were produced spontaneously without meditation it satisfies me that a Talent for Quot Kex try mint be innate As much so As the Core fan Apple or marrow in an Edge Bone of beef. As the professor told me that my Organ of order is Large 1 shall of course write methodically in the first place then i was informed that my Quot Amat Veness is Well do Volo de. I do not know exactly How that May be but i certainly did marry at sixteen and am now blessed with elven healthy children. Nobody however can guess my age from a circumstance for More than once there were twins. I do also love my husband dearly and have every reason to believe the Ardour to be my Lual. We never separate even for an hour without an a act donate kiss with ditto on our again meeting. The exom incr of Heads next told not a that Quot Putilo progeny Riveness am certain that almost everlasting word is spelled right because it took me nearly halt an hour to copy it from the Chart is of a respectable size. That i have no doubt is True for if any Mother dotes upon her children Awre than 1 do on mine 1 am confident they must be All spoiled. 1 am constantly studying their happiness and make Many sacrifices of my own Comfort on their account. My third Organ he called Quot concenia aliveness but As 1 could not understand in True character Frum the very confused account Given of it 1 am unable to say whether i have this propensity energetic or weak. Some phrenology its it appears believe con Centre aliveness to be the faculty for a a etting into High places others that it is employed m bringing our thoughts to a focus and is a sort of intellectual double convex Lens it is a great pity the question is not settled. The next was a More intelligible Oren Quot adze Tivet a a Quot which produces Friendship. This Organ the Man said was in my head rather Small although it is said he of a Aill Teeri a size. According to the Profesa Ort adhesive Mesa is Seldom Quot Large Quot Aud never Quot very Large. As 1 have Many friends 1 rather doubt that. 1 was a Little startled when informed that my Quot Quot and do it Fri ii Wiiest Quot were largely developed until 1 recollected having driven a negro fellow out of the House with a Broom Stiek who entered it under pretence of wanting or. Juluson when 1 verily believe it waa his intention to steal. Also that 1 frequently set mouse traps in the pantry Aud rejoice when the Little wretches Are killed in them. I am moreover a merciless destroyer of cock Row Obs mosque Tow and bed tags. The two next Probien Sirios Are Quot aim enter gone a Quot or the love of eating and the Quot Ore of lift the professor said were not fully ascent Uinci. This excited my Quot ipod in Quot for if there is any thing in a Export enc More certain than Aii Silvir it is the i often feel hungry and re to cat in l while is Good health have a horrid antipathy to dying. Yot it appears that the location if not the existence of Tho cause of these feelings h not understood. The next Organ examined was my Quot is a Quot with res act to which the was mistaken. He said 1 had it after to i ing Fie character of this part explained i Fel t angry at his saying sign. I am very Hure that i have no disposition to conceal deceive or Tell falsehoods. I always inform my husband of All that occurs in Hisaho senic and when shortly after our marriage while i was in Bloom of youth some you Rig Brien in our boarding hour it wanted to flirt with me i mentioned their Impert Enco to him and he wrung their noses w4iich served Thom quite right. Whenever it happens that i hear of a lady even though she be one of my most intimate acquaintance who been guilty of an indiscretion 1 always take the greatest pains to make the circumstance As Public As possible and i do sincerely believe thai i never told an untruth in my life. With respect to my secretive Organ therefore i am confident the follow was wrong. 1 have no such propensity nor do i know of any woman that has. Alter this to told me what i believe to be True that my Organ of not inquisitiveness for that i deny u of a very fair size. It is certainly a fact that i do love to acquire and Havo got together As Fine a collection of gowns chemises silk stockings lace Caps amp a. Dtc., As any lady whose husband is no belter off in worldly affairs than mine. The next Organ which is Tho inst of the first division is called construct Ceness after looking at my head for some seconds and rubbing my temples until i began to feel rather queer the examiner said i must have a great Genius for mechanics one of the very last things 1 should have suspected but tie truth is that Nob a can Tell what they Are without the Aid of phrenology. A Genius for mechanics thought i that is certainly very Stratigo. 1 never had the least idea of building or manufacturing in my life. But when told that the faculty comprehended every thing relative to construction in All its varieties and was indicated As clearly by the making a Petticoat As the Roost splendid specimens of architecture i admitted the statement was True inasmuch As 1 can make my own Caps and dresses As Well As the Best practitioners without having Learned either Tho millinery or Mantua Nta King business. These of the traits by which my character is distinguished Mode me a believer in this new science. I was determined however to put the skill of the a Rufus or to one More and a very different test. Our oldest boy George wished to have his head examined because he had a Large bump on the Back part of it which he said was nut marked Down upon my Chart. I could have Iven him a Good reason for that pour fellow it is really wonderful he was not killed. 1 never knew a Clivi Ltd two years of nge fall Down such a Long flight of stairs and receive no More injury than he did. Of George is a Well grown up lad and will on the first of August next to exactly but it is no matter How old he is. He is a smart Good kind of a boy and i easily prevailed upon his father to let him have fifty cents world of phrenology. He returned Home greatly disappointed the professor having told him that his bump which George prided himself a Good Deal on supposing it to bean of some extraordinary Talent was no Quot Organ Quot at All but merely an indurated Tumour of the cranial in tegument caused by a blow some time ago. Hard words but i took them Down from my son lips immediately after he came Home. I did not of course let George know the trick i had played him to was sufficiently mortified without knowing that. A this circumstance furnishes conclusive evidence that phrenology us understand their business and Are nut to be deceived by Peculiar formations of the head produced by Accident. So now instead of being opposed to phrenology As i was at first i am quite enamoured with it and am every Day trying to induce my husband who is a pretty shrewd Man to turn lecturer As i am sure it is a much easier Way of making Money than following his profession for he is nothing now but a counsellor at Law. My reason for breaking off in this abrupt manner is that my husband having invited some Geode men to Dine with him for the purple Mas i suppose of experimenting on their Alimenti Veness has requested to to go into the Kitchen and superintend the cooking and feeling that 1 have got Ilio Organ which ought to be found in the head of every married woman of Quot obey is ou�civenos8,&Quot i hasten to do his bidding. Presence of of Tho coasters that ply in our Bay came to Anchor lost week off Freeport. The Sailor who threw Over the Anchor carelessly let one of Tho flakes catch in Hisle jacket which was buttoned up close and the unlucky tar was dragged overboard with Tho Anchor and Uii ceremoniously carried Down twelve fathoms deep to take up birth in David Jon s locker. Not Lik Iliff his sudden exit and feeling that he was Anchor on rather uncomfortable ground the Gallant Sailor nothing daunted by the Accident unbuttoned his jacket threw it Oft and thus extricating himself from the Iron grasp of the Anchor came Back to the surface and was taken on Buard with no further injury than the Shock his feelings cd a oriented by so unexpected an application of the cold water both. Port and a a truer. Short Vivod morning Steward can i sell Vou some meat to Day of Quot Quot guess not Mossa you dreadful Zurlite and of seeks since i promote to Steward i new oilers the time when i no want to buy. You Sim out git oat de Way you Black now Ball you a Quot

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